Microfinance Projects to Support Wildlife Conservation

No one would do microfinance for microfinance’s sake, right? We at SeaMo think microfinance is really a means to a number of important ends. Poverty alleviation is principal among them, but not the only goal. Village Enterprise has just announced a project to achieve Wildlife Conservation–particularly great apes in East Africa–using microfinance as one of … [Read more…]

SaveTogether Seattle Launch Party: December 2

SaveTogether invites you to join in celebrating the launch of their innovative new website that taps the power of matched savings to fight poverty and increase economic opportunity in the U.S.: www.savetogether.org SaveTogether encourages responsible savings and investment by enabling online donors to match the savings of low-wage workers.  SaveTogether expands the matched-savings marketplace to … [Read more…]